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Marriage With A Business – Consider A Marriage Contract

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]May 12, 2014 By Brad Smith What happens when a husband and wife separate and they are partners in a business? Can one spouse be required to buy, or sell, his or her interest in the partnership? The Ontario Court of Appeal said no in the decision of Danecker v. Danecker. The Court confirmed that separated spouses are not […]

Dependent Contractors And Reasonable Notice Of Termination

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]May 12, 2015 By Brian Babcock Substance usually defeats form in law, and wrongful dismissal law is no exception. Calling someone a contractor, but treating them similar to an employee, may trigger obligations of reasonable notice of termination. Thus, it comes as no surprise that in a recent trial decision, an Ontario Superior Court judge decided that […]